For Practitioners

GIRFEC Aberdeen Operational Guidance 2016

The Integrated Children’s Services Board promotes the use of the GIRFEC approach to enable us to collectively achieve our vision for children and young people across Aberdeen city. All agencies have agreed to follow the GIRFEC Aberdeen Operational Guidance 2016 to ensure that we Get it Right For Every Child in Aberdeen and have aligned their processes and procedures to support closer partnership working. This guidance is subject to regular review and we welcome your feedback to ensure that it continues to support effective working practices. Please e-mail any comments or suggestions to namedperson@aberdeencity.gov.uk and your feedback will inform subsequent reviews.

The Child’s Plan

The Child's Plan is part of the GIRFEC approach to promote, support and safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people. More information  is available in the Child's Plan Guidance and Effective Child's Plan Meetings - Developing a Child's Plan.

The Aberdeen Practice Model

The Aberdeen Practice Model – DRAFT provides information on service delivery in Aberdeen.

A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE TO INFORMATION SHARING, CONFIDENTIALITY AND CONSENT TO SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S WELLBEING

New information sharing guidance is available for all practitioners and managers working with children, young people and their families within the public, private and third sectors.

This guidance has been produced by partner agencies across Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Moray Council, Police Scotland and NHS Grampian to ensure consistent practice.

The guidance is fully aligned with current information sharing legislation and will empower practitioners to share information confidently to support, protect and promote the wellbeing of children and young people. It is being issued as interim guidance and will be updated to reflect the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and any requirements from the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill in due course.

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